Title. Relative Saturation: Shallmar Parkette
Medium & Size. Sculpture, Wood, Vinyl 6ft x 10 ft
Performance. October 2, 2021, 30 min at Shallmar Parkette
Photo Credit. Toni Hafkenscheid
Performance Clothing. Tailoring by Moraa Stump at Harbour Front Center, Fabric Design by Vanessa Dion Fletcher
Supported By. Gallery TWP The Parkette Projects Curated By Shani Parson and the Canada Council for the arts.
Vanessa Dion Fletcher
September 12 - November 20, 2021
Bringing together her artistic practices in both textile and performance, Vanessa Dion Fletcher’s sculpture is as much an event and an enigma as it is an object and artwork. Adapting porcupine quill embroidery through photographic enlargement, Dion Fletcher focuses our attention on details in the stitching while also shifting our physical relationships to the quillwork. When an artwork that is usually experienced up-close is scaled for outdoor space and public engagement, what new kinds of interpersonal intimacies might become possible between us?